Have a Better Summer With Penguin

The weather is heating up, the days are getting longer, and the air conditioner is on full blast. Yes, summer is finally here, and that means it’s the perfect time to kick back, relax, and soak up some healthy vitamin D. While this summer hasn’t …

Is Magnesium or Melatonin Better for Sleep?

It seems that now more than ever, people are having a hard time achieving satisfying sleep at night. Maybe you’re someone who has occasional insomnia. Maybe you inexplicably wake up several times a night, or awaken in the morning feeling anything but rested. Whatever the …

HBCU President: ‘I Slept Better’ After Deciding On All Online Classes In The Fall

Colette Pierce Burnette is the president of Huston-Tillotson University in Austin, Texas. The HBCU is the oldest institution of higher learning in the state. Hadewumi hide caption toggle caption Hadewumi Colette Pierce Burnette is the president of Huston-Tillotson University in Austin, Texas. The HBCU is …

Is IPL Hair Removal Better Than Waxing?

Hair removal has been part of cosmetology for a long time. Whereas some methods of hair removal have been around for a long time, others continue to emerge and develop as technology develops. IPL (intense pulsed light) is a hair removal method that works by …

A Cancer Care Approach Tailored To The Elderly May Have Better Results

Geriatric oncologist Supriya Gupta Mohile meets with patient Jim Mulcahy at Highland Hospital in Rochester, N.Y. “If I didn’t do a geriatric assessment and just looked at a patient I wouldn’t have the same information,” she says. Mike Bradley for NPR hide caption toggle caption …

Is A Diet That’s Healthy For Us Also Better For The Planet? Most Of The Time, Yes

MirageC/Getty Images MirageC/Getty Images Consider the almond. Almonds and other nuts are often touted as healthy snacks, because they can help you maintain a healthy weight and are linked to a lower risk of heart disease and Type 2 diabetes. But almonds are grown in …

Listen to our podcast on how to have better sex

The latest episode of the Healthy Podcast is here and this time, we’re discussing what it means to have a healthy sexual relationship. Our editorial director, Ellie Hughes, is joined by psychosexual therapist and author of The Relate Guide to Sex & Intimacy and Love and Sex …

Medical News Today: Physical fitness linked to better brain function

The largest and most detailed study of its type concludes that there are links between physical fitness and improved cognitive performance. The researchers also show that this boost in mental powers is associated with white matter integrity. A new study tests the theory that a …